TOURISM

N4-N6: Tourism (leads to diploma)

NATIONAL CERTIFICATES N4-N6: Tourism

The National Certificates N4-N6 in Tourism are accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training and quality assured by Umalusi.

The Tourism industry is an exciting and fluid one in which students have to be committed, passionate and willing to display excellent customer service skills. A career in Tourism is demanding and requires people with good interpersonal and communication skills, a dedication to quality and good service. Students are thus equipped with the necessary knowledge, practical skills, competence and understanding required for successful employment in the Travel and Tourism industry. These certificates can be converted to a National N-Diploma after 18 months’ industry/practical has been completed and evidence submitted to the Department of Higher Education and Training.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

THE FOLLOWING ARE REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION INTO THIS COURSE:
  • Grade 12
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English 
  • Prospective students will be required to undergo a placement assessment

COURSE DURATION

How long will it take to complete the qualification?

  • 3 Years -18 Months (6 months per level, N4 - N6) + -18 months’ Internship 
  • Enrolment in January and July

COURSE LOCATION

Where can I study this course?

NATIONAL CERTIFICATES N4-N6: Tourism - FULLTIME  is available at:


CITY CAMPUS


A PART-TIME option is available at:


CRAWFORD CAMPUS


Enquiries:
Ms MELANIE ANTHONY (Programme Manager)
(T) : (021) 462 2053
(E) : manthony@cct.edu.za

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

What will I be studying during this course?

NATIONAL N4 Certificate
  • Tourist Destinations N4
  • Travel Services N4
  • Tourism Communication N4
  • Travel Office Procedures N4

CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's

What will I be qualified as after completing the course?
Students will be employable in the various sectors of the Travel and Tourism industry in a junior position.
  • Airline Ground Crew
  • Car Rental Agents
  • Foreign Exchange Agents
  • Reservation Agents at Inter-City Coach companies
  • Junior Travel Consultants
  • Tour Operators
  • Tourism Information Officer
  • Cruise Consultant
  • Front Office/Reservation Officers in the accommodation sector

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COURSE OVERVIEW

COURSE NEWS

27 April 2021
Each academic year the College officially welcomes the newly registered students at each Campus’ Academic Opening, this event allows the new students ...
16 April 2021
Sharmila Cloete, who is currently an apprentice plumber at the College of Cape Town, Thornton Campus, was the only female who formed part of a team th...
16 April 2021
The student modified and re-built racing car by the College of Cape Town’s Athlone Campus Automotive Motor Mechanic students, under the Young Engineer...
16 April 2021
On 06 November 2020, saw the official opening of the BPO Academy at the College of Cape Town, Gardens Campus which will not o...
16 April 2021
On Friday, 12 February 2021, the Hospitality Department hosted a Valentine’s Day showcase. The Hospitality lecturers, along with Report 191 N6 student...
16 April 2021
Unisa’s Chance 2 Advance programme offered a two-day workshop to the College of Cape Town students. The Chance 2 Advance programme seeks to liberate, ...
03 November 2020
On the 11th and 14th August we completed the Work Readiness Workshop for the first batch of N6, Business management students of Ms. Pearl Jantjies. Th...
30 September 2020
On Monday, 31 August 2020, the last day of Women's Month, Ms. Karena Bowman from Higher Health hosted a Ladies Event at the Thornton campus hall in co...